debbie millman

Thursday, September 20, 2007

From 1965: Before Joni was Joni Mitchell



"I was born to take the highway, I was born to chase a dream."

Seems to me, she even knew back then what was coming...

4 Comments:

Blogger krisis said...

Wow. Thank you for that. Great to see pre-Mitchell Joni, and great to be reminded that my idols existed as artists even before they became stars.

9/21/2007 12:02:00 PM  
Anonymous Tom Guarriello said...

Even now, 40 years after I first heard her sing, her voice gives me goosebumps and makes the hair on the back of my neck stand up. Thanks for that.

9/21/2007 12:46:00 PM  
Blogger James said...

Joni the one and only. Her innocence is glowing and makes me remember mine....Thanks !!

9/28/2007 09:50:00 PM  
Blogger James said...

Joni has a special place in my pantheon. She often helps me get down the stairs in the morning. I forgot how dewy and genius she was !!
Thanks, DM for being so in tune...

9/28/2007 09:54:00 PM  

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Debbie Millman has worked in the design business for over 25 years. She is President of the design division at Sterling Brands. She has been there for nearly 15 years and in that time she has worked on the redesign of global brands for Pepsi, Procter & Gamble, Campbell’s, Colgate, Nestle and Hasbro. Prior to Sterling, she was a Senior Vice President at Interbrand and a Marketing Director at Frankfurt Balkind. Debbie is President of the AIGA, the largest professional association for design. She is a contributing editor at Print Magazine, a design writer at FastCompany.com and Brand New and Chair of the Masters in Branding Program at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. In 2005, she began hosting the first weekly radio talk show about design on the Internet. The show is titled “Design Matters with Debbie Millman” and it is now featured on DesignObserver.com. In addition to “Look Both Ways: Illustrated Essays on the Intersection of Life and Design,” (HOW Books, 2009, she is the author of "How To Think Like A Great Graphic Designer" (Allworth Press, 2007) and “The Essential Principles of Graphic Design” (Rotovision, 2008).

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